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26 Manor Road, Paignton TQ3 2HR, England
+44 1803 556481
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Paignton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 6, 2015

service not bad and food good also nice and warm portions were good size and a pleasant overall experience

Thank Popstheo
Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2015

We ate here as a mixed adult group before a night out drinking. I'd heard various different opinions on this place, mostly that it can be a bit "hit and miss" but was cheap. I can only spoeak as I found it and I paid just over a tenner for a massive grill of 10lb Sirloin steak (an upgrade from... More 

Thank Kevin N
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2015

Three of us visited for a meal yesterday at 5pm. Told there would be a 30 minute wait for food which turned out to be a +40 minutes. Mums meal was almost burnt, very unappetising. My friends meal - sausage & mash - came with gravy even tho I'd asked not to put gravy on it. Sausages were horrible. My... More 

Thank LindsayEH
Newport, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Used this place again (first time was in Feb some time) It was very busy at the time we went there (Sunday evening) ordered some food which was told would take about 30 min. This puzzled me as there didn't seem many people in there. When they food did come out it was hot and nice except I ask for... More 

Thank imoanuk
1 review
Reviewed November 15, 2015

Used to eat here regularly many years ago, the food was always good and good value for the money. It started to go down, so we stayed away for many years. Every so often we will try again, as its local. The place has gone from bad to worse, the food was awful,half a raw tomato, half a raw mushroom,... More 

Thank Juliette W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We go to the ship inn 2 to 3 times a week and spend between £30 to £50 and normally get a good service by all staff. but now 3 times have been served by a short scruffy looking man with no manners (looked like he does not want to work there, notice he like to roll his eyes a... More 

Thank steve6540
Paignton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

A visit to catch up with some friends led us to the Ship Inn in Preston, a busy pub on arrival, 4 deep at the bar. First thought more staff will appear to deal with demand - no such luck! Our final arrival at the bar and a few beers ordered and a shandy, a shandy by definition is half... More 

Thank Nessm1
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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318 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2015

The food is not terrible, it is well cooked but, once again, I found they are using meat of an inferior quality. The steak in particular was fine apart from the length of gristle in the middle which was quite inedible. Also the beer was not well kept, decidedly inferior.

Thank Anthony P
Southport, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Our local. The September offer of £4.99 for steak chips and a drink is brilliant. Football available too

Thank Southportsands
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Dirty tables, pots everywhere, smokers standing outside the front doors so the smoke blows in the cafe.... there is is nothing pleasant about this poorly managed cafe and not a good advert for paignton. Very busy and not to cope or staff standing around not working

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $19
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Manor Road, Paignton TQ3 2HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 556481

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?